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FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
the run of the mill goblin. >> dr. phil why don't you shut the [ bleep ] up, you bald headed big mouthed hill billy? >> sil oncould youel, you, my friend are a [ bleep ]. that is the nicest thing anyone has said about me. i have a bit of a lump now. >> my asian orthodontist says jessica beil has horse teeth. >> david arquette got old that. is right. it happens. >> kirstie alley is a dirty whore. there. i said it. >> thank you. >> adam scott... >> it's so fun to be in the public eye. that is your last call. go to gretawire.com. tell us what you thought about tonight's show. go to gretawire.com. but don't tweet me like that. >> dana: hello, i'm dana perinobe with kimberly guilfoyle, bob beckel, eric bolling, rambunctious greg gutfeld. it's 5:00 in new york city. this is "the five." ♪ ♪ >> dana: the gun debate continues to rage in washington and is now reportedly at the top of president obama's priority list. today, vice president biden met with gun control groups and gun violence victims. tomorrow he is going to sit down with the nra. the administration looks to move quickly, e
FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 2:00pm PST
to be eliminated. i understand majority of people don't belief that. >> dana: the white house says they don't believe that. >> bob: i know. they don't go far enough. that is not the point. they are sitting down with the nra. i think the chances of carrying a bill through congress on this issue, the reason they -- they don't want the memory of newtown to go away. >> dana: politico reported that the administration, this is their top priority, they will get it done. i understand. i said after the newtown shooting that this could be action forcing event, that they try to get something done. do you think there is a possibility that the white house, given vice president biden's comments don't want legislation passed but they want republicans to voice opposition to legislation, so they can brow-beat them over the head with it. >> eric: i think they are going to try -- my personal view is first of all, can i address something you said, bob. they really should use executive order because they'd never get it through congress. isn't what the country is founded on? the constitution. two days ago you sa
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 2:00pm PST
, we'll give it to you to do the background check and give it to you to sell things we don't want sold at gun shows. they think they will bring the business to them. get those groups on board. if you have wal-mart and bass pro shoppous have a conservative shopper there. it's an interesting tactic. make a quick point. the obama administration is selectively picks its issues it wants to go after and the one it doesn't. arizona decided they had their own immigration law. the department of justice says no, no, you can't do that. we'll sue you. arizona sues arizona. they will enforce the federal law, not the arizona law. pot in colorado, pot in washington state, you have your own law there. we'll look the other way on your law there. because they don't care about it. >> andrea: california. >> eric: not so much california. but the point they want guns. they want to go after guns so they will find a way, find an tissue go and really beef up the gun control. >> andrea: they also shrekively picked their allies, bob, right? >> bob: what administration doesn't pick issues they want to go after? >
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 3:00am EST
-american for attacking the second amendment. >> i think gabby and i, i don't think you can get more american than the two of us. i served in combat, in desert storm, 39 missions over iraq and kuwait. gabby is a former member of congress from a western district, a gun owner who strongly supports the second amendment, but on issues like assault weapons and high capacity magazines and universal background checks, we differ with the nra, with the nra leadership. but in fact, i think a lot of, you know, our positions on this subject, are much in line with the nra membership. >> i think that's true. and i think a lot of people who are with the nra or affiliated with it feel uneasy with the intransigence coming after massacres like sandy hook. i want to play you a clip from my interview with alex jones. it's been watched by over 5 million people now, gone viral, and some people find it entertaining. i didn't. i found it terrifying. let's listen to what he had to say. >> i'm here to tell you, 1776 will commence again if you try to take our firearms. doesn't matter how many lemmings you get on the street begging
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 2:30pm EST
and have a great day. >> on tuesday see, calling from omaha, neb.. >> i was just thinking about this. i don't want to take anyone's guns away, but i want people to realize that it started 50 or 60 years ago with politicizing and propagandizing from the nra. it goes back to money. makes me so mad they use their amendment to say look at our cause. when the president talked after that incident, he said the best resolution is to put guns in all schools. it was just furthering his cause to get money. it is for a well formed militias. at the time when this amendment was written, we had muskets. we did not have bullets that could shoot 100 bullets in the second and put it in perspective -- and not saying take away guns. is as relevantry to them as to why they have a gun, but sometimes, because of the politicization of it, we can't even have a discussion. i want people to understand everybody's view is coming from a place to help. not to take away guns. there is the extreme left in the extreme right, but the nra has taken away our chance to have a meaningful discussion in this country. >> thank you
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
. this is the first time they publicly reached out to the nra. they will meet tomorrow, but don't expect wayne la pierre to be there. they are sending a representative in his place. biden will release a statement here with us for the first time in 2013, howard fineman, director of the "huffington post" media group. welcome back to the show. first of all -- we have got the news of the pending white house meeting with the nra with representatives and we don't know the details yet. am i right to be cynical that the white house has to look like they are reaching out and look like they are receptive to it and neither wants to be talking to the another. other. >> that will be about the most insigne seer hand shake. wayne la pierre won't be there. it's possible that they are out here and looking for someone right now. >> howard, i do know. it's going to be james l. baker who was a 30-year vet, former executive director of the nra. we do know. >> good. the symbolism is still such that there is no deal with the nra unless wayne la pierre is in the room and there is no deal regardless i don't think. even t
Current
Jan 9, 2013 6:00am PST
look unprepared in any way? don't be ridiculous. representative john yarmouth coming up on the big show today. we're getting a serious gun control debate in this country. how about that. >> we are. we're going to have the conversation. the idea is to keep the momentum going. people are outraged after newtown that it is time to do something. we have to keep the momentum going in order to get something done. >> stephanie: i thought wow gabby giffords and her husband a lot of the stuff they said -- >> powerful. >> stephanie: both gun owners, both second amendment people but just -- who more powerfully can make that case? >> 11 mass shootings since tucson. >> stephanie: i know. we'll get into all of it. here she is, jacki schechner in the current news center. >> good morning, everybody. vice president biden is holding a meeting at the white house today with victims' groups and gun safety organizations. this is the next in a series of meetings. that administration officials are having with stakeholders as they look at recommendations to hand to the president by the end of the month on how we
PBS
Jan 13, 2013 12:30pm PST
with the deficit, and i don't think he can get around ed, i don't think he wants to get around at. it will be how he approaches it will make a difference. >> charles, there are rumors circulating that republicans in the house will let the sequester said in and put him right back in the white house to do wit to -- deal with it. a plan is jack lew's a signal from obama that he will pursue the course he pursued in the first term, to spend as much as he needs to establish the entitlement state and tax at a higher level to pay for it. jack lew is exactly the kind of liberal historically who has been his warrior on the front in negotiating on this. there is no indication that lew would go in any other direction, and it is clear to me that by this series of agreements obama has made, unlike added a first term more features people of independent stature, he has gone from a team of rivals to team of underlings. >> well, that is one nomination, but the nomination of former srepublican senator chuck hagel to head the department of defense has generated heat and light. zbigniew brzezinski, general john johns
CNN
Jan 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
could stop by. i was wondering -- >> you're calling 911 because you don't like the way that they're making your sandwich? >> exactly. >> so don't buy it. >> great advice. 911 operator. if you don't like the way someone is making your sandwich, don't call 911. just don't buy it. when all else fails, speak softly and carry a ketchup bottle. we'll see you in an hour. "piers morgan tonight" starts right now. >>> good evening. on a day when accused aurora shooter james holmes listened to testimony about his brutal massacre while family members in the courtroom sobbed, on a day when still traumatized students in newtown, connecticut, were sent to school on the first monday of the year, this country is grappling with gun violence like never before. here is my position loud and clear. i am in favor of a nationwide ban on semiautomatic assault weapons and high quantity magazines and require dealers to run background checks on buyers at gun shows and i would like to see the president increase mental health funding for all americans who need it. these are entirely reasonable reactions to th
MSNBC
Jan 9, 2013 3:00am PST
of alabama. no, i'm dead serious. i'm not really that shocked. >> you don't want to end up like brent musburger. >> no, it's the opposite of brent musburger, and i'm dead serious. if you go to ole miss, if you go to the university of alabama, if you go to auburn, even. i guess you yankees aren't used to -- >> we don't have that in the north. >> no, i'm dead serious. i mean, you look -- you know what? seriously, i looked at that picture and said, she's pretty. and you know what she looks like? she looks like a lot of other really pretty sorority girls at university of alabama or ole miss or auburn or i don't know. do you guys have them up at swanee? >> absolutely. >> i mean sororities. >> yeah. >> do you have sororities? >> absolutely. >> it's just not all that. get over it, move on. >> he doesn't get out a lot. >> you've got a dynasty. >> this is a different kind of s.e.c. dynasty. >> yeah. but we're used to it. we're used to it. >> this is not going to go on for nine minutes. >> you know what is going to go on for nine minutes, though? seriously, seriously, aig. >> aig. >> you know,
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
there is no single answer. and quite frankly, we don't even know whether some of the things people think impact on this actually impact on it or not. and so i want you to know you have not been, quote, singled out for help. >> over the past two weeks, the vice president's team has met with dozens of organizations and groups from around the country from a wide range of interests. the law enforcement community, the medical community, the child advocacy at risk youth groups have been involved, domestic violence and prevention community was in there, also legal justice and service organizations, religious groups and organization, education leaders, the mental health community, gun owners and sportsmen were included, gun safety advocates, technology experts. the vice president is taking recommendations from all groups. there is common ground on this issue from all sides. for instance, even nra members overwhelmingly support changes to background check laws. 74% want everyone purchasing a gun permit to undergo a background check with no loopholes. this is from republicans pollster frank luntz, and wa
CNN
Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
for a story like at. it was a police officer. i don't think anyone is arguing that police officers shouldn't be armed. the second one seems to be more like the actual situation that you get when you have lots and lots of individuals running around playing vigilante. >> there were those that said we were afraid to tell that story because they point to that as a sign of people being arm sunday a go armed is a good idea. you say there is more common ground and things that the president could do by executive order that the nra would give a thumbs up to. >> it may sound shocking. i'm less interested in the politics in tomorrow. the president has taken flack from people like mayor bloomberg. but there are things like enforcement. 77,000 people have lied on criminal background checks on whether they could legally obtain a gun. they have been identified by the fbi and not prosecuted by the department of justice. and there are also the national instant criminal background check mechanism is not fully funded by the government but could be and that could pro prevent people like the shooter at virgini
CNBC
Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm EST
was to the left of tim geithner. he is there to execute the obama tax hike don't reform entitlements policy. >> that is a greaeat point. >> he is there to stabilize the debt. >> this is not a centerist appointment. th mr. geithner, i believe he was a centerist. >> why is he a financial market guy? >> he grew up as a banker. what about larry fink, he is a democrat and well respected by everyone. >> i have a list here. >> jamie diamond. ken chenault. >> you need someone who understands the fiscal books at a time like this. >> we disagree. we don't need someone who understands the books, we need someone who understands where we should go and where those books should take us. and i don't think he does. i don't think they understand fiscal policy better than jack lou. he got you guys a surplus back in the 90s. >> all established people in financial markets all distinguished people who command the respect of not only around here in the new york area but the whole g-20. this is going to be a bad mistake. it may be the haegle of the justice department. >> i'm not sure why you are discounting the fa
CNN
Jan 10, 2013 9:00pm PST
earlier. let's listen to what he had to say. >> you guys don't agree with them. >> we knew going into this meeting what the president's position on so-called assault weapon ban is. the same position he's taken for years. these are not new positions. the vice president had said we do this with an open mind. but at the meeting he said no, we've already made up our mind on that. no, there's not going to be an agreement on that. in a sense they were checking a box. they were able to say we've met with the nra. we've met with the people that are strong second amendment supporters. that doesn't mean that there isn't an area for agreement. >> david keene there president of the nra. the point, mark, it's just -- it's arrogance and it's dangerous arrogance. all the nra spokesmen i see out there, none of them want to entertain any form of gun restrictions whatsoever. they're not interested. doesn't matter how bad the scale of the atrocity is. if you try and seau should you are the ones who are unpatriotic, unamerican, attacking the second amendment. >> well you know, i think gabby and i, i
CNN
Jan 10, 2013 4:00am EST
it was a police officer. i don't think anyone is arguing that police officers, perhaps even off-duty police officers should be armed. the second one is the actual situation that you get when you have lots and lots of individuals running around trying to play vigilante. >> it is interesting, there were others e-mailing us, saying we were afraid to tell that story, because they point to us as a sign that people being armed is a good idea, kind of to address the conspira speear theories. you actually say there is more common ground and the thing that is the president could do that the nra would actually give thumbs up to. what do you see? >> the truth is i'm much less interested in the politics than the policies that can come from it. the president has taken a lot of flack from people like mayor mro bloomberg for not doing enough on gun control. but there are things like enforcement. 77,000 people have lied on criminal background checks on whether they could legally obtain a gun. they have been identified by the fbi, turned over by the justice department, and not processed. the administration
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 10:00am EST
be opposed to them? >> i don't believe that anyone should hold the american people hostage for a ranssome that they couldn't get in the ballot box. and that's what we see being done with the whole issue of the debt ceiling. for things we did we borrowed money. in fact, republicans and democrats alike passed these budgets and now republicans are saying they don't want to pay for the thing that is they voted for in these previous budgets. that to me is not the way you run government once again and to allow someone to play political mischief, to put preconditions on a balanced deal by saying we're going to ask for a ransom devastating cuts to social security and medicare, in order to cover costs to things like the bush tax cuts, unpaid for wars in iraq and afghanistan don't make sense. so i agree with the president. the american people should not be held hostage with this game of using the debt ceiling as a way to try to extract what you couldn't get through the ballot box. and i would urge the president to move forward and continue to have the economy grow, let the government move forward.
Current
Jan 10, 2013 3:00pm PST
room the answer is no, and we don't care what the question is. at least that seemed to be the running theme in a busy day at the office from the executive branch. of course when you're dealing with the nra this is somewhat expected. republicans have made no secrets that they intend to make the confirmation of chuck hagel very difficult. and jack lou who was nominated for treasury secretary will have a much easier go of it than hagel. well, the conventional wisdom may be wrong. alabama senator jeff sessions, who is the ranking minority member of the senate budget committee had this to say about jack lou. >> i tend to oppose this nomination. he doesn't bring the former new york fed chairman like secretary geithner and other very prominent people that we've had as secretary of treasury the premier financial position in the united states government more important because our president has no training, and really no understanding of class classical business and economics. >> jennifer: and an unnamed congression nat source told the "washington post" jennifer ruben that lou was the one to sc
Current
Jan 10, 2013 9:00pm PST
guns. part of our problem in this country is we don't know how to discuss this issue in terms to get agreement rather we often talk about this issue in terms that sets us apart. >> john: i couldn't agree more. did you find that to be the case during the meeting today? did things get heated or inflammatory? >> no. it was a very professional, adult discussion. i don't think anyone attending the meeting expected to turn the other people around and have them go mystically, my god you're right. but again, you know, we had a lot of agreement. one of the points i made was the need for serious about criminals to provide the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms with the tools specifically the ninen program that mixes and finds criminals guns and suspects and uses ballistic technology to match them together and solve crimes. we've defunded this program over the last several years instead of funding it. we have things that work but sometimes they're noncontroversial and people don't know much about them. but we have to do a better job as americans in finding the things that we agree on that
FOX News
Jan 11, 2013 3:00pm PST
kid. great school. don't forget the rollins pub is fantastic on the golf course. >> kimberly: throw bolling's name. >> eric: all you need. >> dana: not in class. that is it for "the five." >> eric: a big weekend in football. championship weekend. >> dana: go broncos. >> bret: go broncos. ♪ ♪ >> bret: game over. vice president biden wraps up the task force focusing on video games, as a grass roots movement for second amendment rights grows across the country. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. the vice president effort to reduce gun violence focused today on what some believe is the big cause. violent video games. that put all kind of weapons in the virtual hands of impressionable people. fox team coverage tonight. chief political correspondent carl cameron looks at how the talk of gun control is playing in a country that loves guns. but we begin with white house correspondent wendell goler with the connection between the games people play and the things people do. good evening, wendell. >> going. early next week, vice president biden will gi
CNN
Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm PST
too hot and it ripped off her skin, so she's been terrified since then. >> don't tear it. don't tear it. >> it's all done. it's all done. it's all done. it's all done. see, look how pretty it looks. >> it does look pretty. that girl is at least 4 or 5 years old. so, you know, 3, unlike the other kid. being a crusader for hair removal is not for the faint of heart. for the latest activist, farrah abraham, she tweets, quote, unibrows are not sacred, exclamation mark. do the right thing, tweeze no matter what age. now, that is what i call a taking a stand, not to mention waxing poetic on the ridiculist. that does it for us. we'll see you one hour from now. all the latest news at 10:00 p.m. eastern. "piers morgan tonight" starts now. >>> tonight, another school, another shooting. where will it end? >> the shooter had numerous rounds of shotgun shells, 12-gauge shotgun. numerous rounds in his pocket. >> there was blood everywhere. >> now the clock is ticking. what will the white house do? >> even if what we do only saves one life, it makes sense. >> i'll talk to gabby giffords' husband, m
Current
Jan 10, 2013 7:00pm PST
. they just don't do this. the funniest moms ever. >> joy: the funniest moms but the guys really outdid it. >> they did. >> joy: thank you so much. so nice to meet you. lovely to meet you. >> are you on twitter? >> joy: follow me on twitter. marlon l. wayans. >> joy: i'm at joy v behar. marlon's movie haunted house hits movies tomorrow. he'll be at the borgata february 9th. i will be talking with the legendary mel brooks. they're great. >> jennifer: i'm jennifer granholm. tonight in the war room the answer is no, and we don't care what the question is. at least that seemed to be the running theme in a busy day at the office from the executive branch. of course when you're dealing with the nra this is somewhat expected. republicans have made no secrets that they intend to make the confirmation of chuck hagel very difficult. and jack lou who was nominated for treasury secretary will have a much easier go of it than hagel. well the conventional wisdom may be wrong. alabama senator jeff sessions, who is the ranking minority member of the senate budget committee had this to say about jack lou.
MSNBC
Jan 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
the criticism that the white house is secretive about the drone program. they don't talk about it and almost don't acknowledge it and clear that the president is committed to this and an issue from the left. >> david, as s.e. said, i think the left did not for most or all of president obama's first term really hold him accountable on drones the way maybe you would have expected them to do or tried to with the national security policies under george w. bush. it seem there is's a natural opportunity at least maybe to pursue some of the answers to ask some of questions that weren't asked the last four years in the hearings of john brennan as the cia director. is that something you expect will happen at all? >> i do. >> will there be some aggression of the left there? >> i think there will be. brennan is involved in the program and some of the stories today you are seeing looking and as people start to scour the records. regardless of whether he's confirmed or not, it's part of the discussion. however, i think like i said that obama is committed to john brennan. as his sort of adviser, the president
CNN
Jan 9, 2013 7:00pm PST
that i don't think does any damage to the pro-gun control argument because it was a police officer. i don't think anyone's arguing police officers, perhaps even off duty police officers shouldn't be armed. the second one seems to be much more like the actual situation you get when you have lots and lots of individuals running around trying to play vigilante. >> we picked that story because there are all these conspiracy theorists e-mailing us saying we were afraid to tell that story because they point to that story as a sign or indication of people being armed is a good idea. you say there's more common ground and things that the president could do by executive order that the nra would give a thumbs up to. what do you see? >> i'm much more interested less in the politics of tomorrow than the policies and common ground that can come from it. the president has taken a lot of flak from people like mayor bloomberg for not doing enough on gun control in his administration. there are things like enforcement. for example, 77,000 people have lied on criminal background checks on whether they coul
MSNBC
Jan 10, 2013 3:00am PST
can't nail him, if there's just suspicion, i don't think you should dock him, obviously. >> no. there's a cloud around everybody. we do have to figure out what to do. now you've got the all-time home run king, all-time hit king, a guy who won seven cy youngs in roger clemens will probably never be in the hall of fame. a guy like mark mcgwire. >> put it on the plaque. put it on the plaque. >> no, no plaque. no nothing because they aren't. >> the steroids era. >> there you go. >> first of all, that would be the biggest construction project in the history of cooperstown. >> true. good point. >> because the game was replete with steroids for a period of perhaps as many as 20 years. but certainly for 10 to 15 years. just put it on the plaque with bonds and clemens. here's what happened with them. here's what they admitted. here's what they were charged with. whatever. put it on the plaque. >> you know what my problem is, though? and maybe this is personal with me. i was born in atlanta, georgia. i grew up, hank aaron was my idol. hank aaron was a remarkable man, decent, humble, mobile, ala
MSNBC
Jan 11, 2013 9:00am PST
of the commonsense things that everybody fwraes with, including nra members and gun owners, you don't hear any republicans at all talking about coming to the table, and when rush limbaugh made the comment about, you know, it won't be long before you hear moderate republicans talking about how this is hurting them with women, actually you don't hear any moderate republicans saying that. you know, unless some republicans come to the table in the house, it is frightening how little we might be able to do on gun safety. >> bill, let me interject. there are four suburban republican congress mn in the philadelphia area. i wrote an op ed piece for one of our newspapers, and i challenged them to stand up and say are they for us, their constituents, or for the nra? they're going to have to vote. they're going to have to declare themselves. if they declare themselves on the side of the nra, they're finished. they will be defeated in 2014. >> the question is whether or not you can build a coalition big enough of the very small number that is moderate republicans to even get a bill to the floor in the hou
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 6:00am PST
them about this, they say they don't want gun owners to be discriminated against. again there's no history of insurance companies raising premiums and if you look at the language in the affordable care act you can't charge a higher premium to someone because they own a gun. it's a moot point. some say they just want to get rid of that conversation between health care officials, health care professionals and gun owners. i go to the doctor, they ask me if i have a swimming pool in my background, smoke detectors, carbon monday ca carbon monoxide detectors, guns. >> if you haven't ask any questions of gun owners, you can't compile any statistics or studies that would prove one way or the other. >> that may be it and we talked to the gun control safety people at the cdc and they say we cannot give satisfactory answers because there hasn't been the funding for the research and data and according to the affordable care act the way it stands now that's going to continue not getting that data. >> interesting, sanjay gupta thanks so much. >> you got it, car roll. >>> nearly four months
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 1:00pm PST
people believe would be more effective. don't forget, there's a lot of history here and joe biden was the person managing the 1994 crime bill, which included the ban on assault weapons. he remembers what happened to democrats after they got past and lost control of the house. >> where could there be some consensus on this issue? >> again, in talking to administration officials about this, who have been involved in some of these sessions, one source said to me that it would be on the background issue. there seems to be a consensus developing that you can close that gun show loophole, require background checks. and the other area is on these high-capacity magazines. if you could limit those high-capacity magazines, then perhaps that would be another way of going at the assault weapons ban without allowing folks to say, you know what, you're taking away my guns because you wouldn't be taking away their guns. you would be just limiting those high-capacity rounds. >> you don't only need to develop a consensus with the republicans, but amongst the democrats you need a consensus because
Current
Jan 10, 2013 3:00am PST
's a "full court press." don't worry. i'm not bill press but he's here. he's live. he's in the building. hi bill. >> bill: hey hey hey hey. i have half a voice and one word per hour. >> which is great because i have half a brain. with half of your voice and half my brain we'll get through the show. >> bill: this hour, my word is brandy. >> i'm peter ogborn sitting in for bill press today. the revolving door in washington continues to turn. and cabinet secretary has resigned out of the obama administration. who was it? well tell you in just a few moments. first, we'll go to out to los angeles, our current news update with lisa ferguson. >> hey peter. good morning bill. good morning everyone. more gun debate as vice president joe biden takes on a new round of meetings along with attorney general eric holder. first they'll speak with wildlife and sporting groups at 11:45 this morning. on to gun owner's groups including the nra and representatives from the entertainment industry this evening. kathleen sebelius wills attend some of the meetings. it is a big step for president obama's new gun vio
MSNBC
Jan 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
try to take our firearms. >> i personally don't think there's any need for that kind of weaponry. >> enough is enough. >> enough is enough. >> when it can happen to children in a classroom, it's time to say -- >> enough. >>> enough. one word from former congresswoman gabrielle giffords today as she and her husband launch a campaign to combat gun violence in this country. the move comes as bells tolled in tucson marking the second anniversary of a shooting that killed six people and left the congresswoman critically wounded. it comes as victims and their families relive more gut-wrenching testimony at the preliminary hearing for the gunman charged in the colorado movie theater massacre. and it comes after giffords and her husband, mark kelly, traveled to newtown, connecticut, to meet with families of the victims of last month's elementary school massacre in which 20 children and 6 teachers were shot and killed. >> first couple that we spoke to, dad took out his cell phone and showed us a picture of his daughter, and i just about lost it. >> enough. >> in a usa today op-ed, they wr
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
with that fact, will you? it's his job to defend this country. and he's done a pretty good job of doing it, don't you think? well, the commander in chief said today he wants a former vietnam enlisted guy to be his secretary of defense, a guy who can't walk through an airport metal detector and not get reminded of the shrapnel he took in that sad but heroic american war. the president wants chuck hagel in that post because he thinks like him and has proven he's got the brains to protect this country. hagel long ago proved he's got the heart. don't you think? i don't hate the people trying to stop the president from picking this guy for the job he needs done at the pentagon, but i do recognize their tactics. they're the same ones they used to push the war in iraq. they say they don't like something he said hagel did 14 years ago about a gay man being put up for ambassador. i don't like it either, but, a, it was 14 years ago, and, b, i don't think it's got anything to do with why the hawks are opposing him. since when is the right wing of this country is caring for gay rights? as bill clinton woul
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Jan 8, 2013 3:00am PST
in washington who personally don't like chuck hagel. they may actually like him personally but he rubbed some people the wrong way in the course of doing politics in d.c. what do you think is going on here with someone like senator mccain says one thing six years ago and another thing today. people like lindsey graham bring up the word "israel" an awful lot. what's at the core of the opposition? >> i think some of those substantive issues do concern him? . john and joe are right. chuck hagel has distanced himself from the republican party in a real and significant way. he essentially voiced support in 2008 for then senator obama's campaign for the presidency. traveled with him offer seas and really worked to squash concerns raised by mccain at the time and some of the fringe of the republican party barack obama was unfit, unqualified and maybe not even an american. this confirmation hearing will be important. it's obvious even some democrats want to hear answers from senator hagel on a variety of issues. have confidence he will be confirmed unless one of these senators steps forward and says
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Jan 8, 2013 9:00am PST
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